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Chicken Forest Soup ( Gang Pa Guy )


This 'forest' soup is so called because we traditionally make it with things we find in the forest or jungle. Serve it in a central shared dish as a side dish with rice.

Ingredients for 2 People
100 gms Chicken Breast
5 Bird Chillies
3 Garlic Cloves
10 gms Galanga
10 gms Lemongrass
10 gms Green Pepper Corns
1 Teaspoon Red Curry Paste
1 Teaspoon Salt
2 Tablespoons Fish Sauce
2 Tablespoon Tamarind Water
350 ml Water
75 gms Green Beans
75 gms Courgettes

1. Slice the chicken breast.
2. Put galanga and lemon glass, into a sauce pan add water and bring to the boil
3. Pound the garlic and bird chillies in a mortar and put them into the pan.
4. When the water is boiling again, add the chicken.
5. Chop the green beans and corgettes into small bite sized pieces.
6. Add the green pepper corns, salt, fish sauce, red curry paste, tamarind water to the pot.
7. Cook for 3 minutes, then add the green bean and courgettes into the pot and cook for an additional 2 minutes then serve.

Serve With
Hot Fragrant Rice

Comments (2)


I'm just writing up a meal I cooked last night in which I used lemongrass and galanga. It's a small world!


Belated Happy New Year, Apporn!

I must try this soup, it suits this winter temperature :)

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